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Caroline McWilliams Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Caroline McWilliams
Place Of Birth
Seatle, USA
78 years old
Birth Date
April 3 1945

Caroline McWilliams Facts

Child Star?
Actress, Director
Education & Qualifications
Carnegie Mellon University
Net Worth
Sean Douglas
Joseph McWilliams, Patti McWilliams
Patti McWilliams, Kelly-Jo McWilliams, Norma McWilliams

About Caroline McWilliams

Caroline Margaret McWilliams was a Hollywood actress who was born on April 4, 1945, in Seattle, Washington. 

Caroline McWilliams lived and grew up in Barrington, Rhode Island. During her lifetime, she starred in various television series and sitcoms. 

Caroline McWilliams was born into the family of Joseph McWilliams and Patti McWilliams. Her sibling were–Patti McWilliams (Marge Mount), Norma McWilliams Liedtke, and Kelly-Jo Mcwilliams Dvareckas. On April 29, 2022, Norma Liedtke died unexpectedly at 79. 

The plays ‘Let's Get a Divorce’, ‘You Haven't Changed a Bit and Other Lies', and ‘The Smoke and Ice Follies’ were among McWilliams' credits as a director.

On February 11, 2010, Caroline McWilliams, a successful actress and director, passed away quietly at her Los Angeles home. The cause of her death was documented to be multiple myeloma–cancer that forms in a type of white blood cell called a plasma cell.

Caroline McWilliams' Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Caroline McWilliams’ net worth?

As a popular actress and director, McWillliams’ net worth was estimated to be between $1-5 million. 

How much did Caroline McWilliams earn per year?

Caroline McWilliams' annual earnings are not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Caroline McWilliams?

Caroline McWilliams’ height was 5 ft 7 in (170.2 cm).

How old was Caroline McWilliams?

Caroline McWilliams was born on April 4, 1945. McWilliams died in February 2010 at the age of 64.

Childhood And Education

Although born in Seattle, Washington, McWilliams lived and grew up in Barrington, Rhode Island where she attended high school.

She earned her bachelor's degree from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, in 1966.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Caroline McWilliams’ partner?

The popular actress, Caroline McWilliams, married the actor Micheal Keaton in 1982. Micheal Keaton has featured in many blockbusters movies, including the 2005 superhero movie ‘Batman Begins’, and the 2017 movie ‘Spiderman: Homecoming’, where he played the role of the antagonist.

McWilliams and Keaton had a son, Sean Douglas, who is a recognized award-winning songwriter and producer. The Hollywood star gave birth to Sean Douglas on May 27, 1983.

Their marriage was, however, short-lived as the two were divorced in 1990.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Caroline McWilliams was an American actress who was born on April 4, 1945, and known for playing Marcy Hill in the television series 'Benson'.

McWilliams appeared on television in every era from the '60s to the early 2000. From 1969 until 1975, she frequently appeared on 'Guiding Light' as Janet Mason Norris. She played the role of a prostitute on ‘Barney Miller’ in 1977 who married an immigrant for money to help him stay in the country.

She played the role of Janet Mason on the daytime soap, ‘Guiding Light,’ from 1969-1975, which served as her breakthrough performance in terms of her career. Soon after, she landed one of her best roles in the primetime TV comedy 'Soap', which parodied soap operas (1977). She then took on a whole new character role when requested to join 'Benson', a ‘Soap’ (1977) series spinoff (1979).

In 1978, she featured in nine episodes of the second season of 'Soap'. She also made an appearance in the show after 'Benson' debuted in 1979. She stayed on 'Benson' until 1981; the plot indicated that her character was moving away with her spouse. She played the character of LuAnn Pruit on 'Beverly Hills 90210'. And her role was regarded as being memorable in Beverly hills.

She performed for the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Connecticut, as well as the New York Shakespeare Festival. She appeared in ‘The Rothschilds,’ ‘Boccaccio,’ and the Broadway revival of ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ in 1975.

Kelly-Jo McWilliams Dvareckas, a sister of McWilliams, remarked that the actress ‘hit her stride when she started to direct’.

As a theater director, she is credited for the productions of 'You Haven't Change a Bit and Other Lies', ‘The Smoke and Ice Follies’, 'Chang and Eng', and 'Love Letters'.

She appeared in several comedies and dramas on television, such as  ‘Night Court’, ‘St. Elsewhere’, ‘Quincy, M.E.’, ‘Home Improvement’, ‘The Incredible Hulk’, ‘Murphy Brown’, ‘Sweepstakes’, ‘Sisters’, ‘Project U.F.O.’, and ‘Judging Amy’. She played Clair Pritchard, the ghostly wife, in the brief comedy series ‘Nearly Departed’ in 1989.

She featured in 'Cass Malloy' in 1982, a CBS sitcom television pilot that aired as a one-time but unfortunately did not go on to become a regular series. However, it acted as the inspiration for 'She's the Sheriff', which featured Suzanne Somers and ran in first-run syndication from 1987-1989.

In the two prominent motion pictures, ‘White Water Summer’ (1987) and ‘Mermaids' (1990), McWilliams played the roles of Virginia Block and Carrie respectively.

Caroline McWilliams’ Hobbies And Interests

She loved hiking and kayaking. She played piano for the band The Hatch.

Other Interesting Caroline McWilliams Facts And Trivia

  • McWilliams' only son, Sean Douglas, who was born on May 27, 1983, is the child she had with Michael Keaton.
  • After she passed away, contributions were requested in her honor for the Red Cross' Haiti relief work.
  • She specialized in drama at the Pasadena Playhouse and Carnegie Mellon University, where she graduated in 1966.
  • The Seattle-born actress appeared in an audition on 'All My Children' in 1970 for the part of Ellen Tucker Shepherd, but was rejected because she was too young.

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